Updated (January, 2013): Compare the Panasonic Lumix TZ35 vs Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ30

Panasonic Lumix TZ30

Winner
Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ30

72

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Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ25

58

Panasonic Lumix TZ25

Runner-up
     

Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix TZ30

Built-in GPS
GPS
Great for travel
Really small
Size
Compact 105x59x28 mm
High speed movies
High-speed framerate
220 fps
Touch screen
Touch screen
Less buttons
 

Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix TZ25

3D
Takes 3D photos
View photos in 3D on 3D televisions
 

differences

Advantages of the Panasonic TZ25

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Advantages of the Panasonic TZ30

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GPS
Has a GPS
Yes vs No
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Automatically geotags your photos when traveling
Zoom
More zoom
20x vs 16x
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Around 60% more zoom
Touch screen
Has a touch screen
Yes vs No
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Fewer buttons to worry about and direct interaction with camera menus
High-speed framerate
Records high-speed movies
220 fps vs None
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Capture events too fast for the naked eye and play them back in super-slow motion
Size
Smaller
105x59x28 mm vs 105x58x33 mm
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More than 10% smaller
Thickness
Thinner
1.1" vs 1.3"
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Around 20% thinner
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recommendations

Which camera do we recommend? Relative to the best recent travel zooms, and ignoring price

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              similarities

              Compared to recent compacts

              Common Strengths
              3D Both can take 3D photos, many cameras like these don't Help
              View photos in 3D on 3D televisions
              Zoom Great zoom Help
              TZ25:16x
              TZ30:20x
              HDR In-camera HDR Help
              Combines multiple exposures
              Image stabilization Good image stabilization Help
              Lens
              Panorama In-camera panoramas Help
              Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
              Sensor type Better sensor types Help
              Better in low light
              Common Weaknesses
              Weight Heavy Help
              TZ25:208 g
              TZ30:206 g
              Light sensitivity (boost) Poor boost ISO Help
              6,400 ISO
              Supports RAW No RAW support Help
              Less editing fidelity

              Compared to recent travel zooms

              Common Strengths

              Snapsort is not aware of any interesting strengths shared by these two products.

              Common Weaknesses

              Snapsort is not aware of any interesting weaknesses shared by these two products.

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Panasonic Lumix TZ40

              Panasonic Lumix TZ40

              Travel zoom

              $229

              Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
              Light sensitivity Slightly higher maximum light sensitivity
              Panasonic Lumix TZ35

              Panasonic Lumix TZ35

              Travel zoom

              $186

              Longest exposure Slightly longer exposures
              Continuous shooting Doesn't shoot as fast continuously
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ60

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ60

              Travel zoom

              $260

              Zoom Has way more more zoom
              Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
              Longest exposure Slightly shorter exposures
              Thickness Is thicker
              Panasonic Lumix ZS35

              Panasonic Lumix ZS35

              Travel zoom

              $158 - $248

              Screen flips out Has a screen which flips out
              Longest exposure Slightly shorter exposures
              Thickness Is thicker
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ20

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ20

              Travel zoom

              $311

              Longest exposure Much longer exposures
              Thickness Is thicker
              HDR Lacks a built in HDR feature
              Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

              Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

              Pro digicam

              $498 - $578

              Aperture Has a much wider aperture
              Screen resolution Has a much higher resolution screen
              Thickness Is thicker
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Canon PowerShot SX700 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX700 HS

              Travel zoom

              $279 - $368

              Zoom Has way more more zoom
              Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is slightly heavier

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ25 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon IXUS 265 HS

              Canon IXUS 265 HS

              Travel zoom

              $419

              Size Significantly smaller
              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Zoom Less zoom

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ30 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot SX260 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX260 HS

              Travel zoom

              $300 - $396

              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              High-speed framerate Higher speed movies
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Touch screen No touch screen

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